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In the days following the Christchurch terror attacks, politicians rushing to pass new laws mistakenly agreed to ban magazines for all firearms.
The government won't be signing off on a vast increase in the number of speed cameras, unless they're well sign-posted. Video
Hundreds of speed cameras, attracting much larger fines, could be added to the roading network under the next road safety strategy.
Police have processed at least one firearms licence in less than a day, while 96.29 percent of applicants have succeeded in getting a licence.
Racism is embedded in every area of the criminal justice system, according to a report released by the Safe and Effective Justice advisory group.
VINZ is accusing a New Zealand Transport Agency board member of a conflict of interest in his pursuit of a policy change involving conflicts of interest.
A NZTA tool shows 87 percent of speed limits on New Zealand roads are higher than is safe. Audio
Police want to hand the nation's speed camera network over to the New Zealand Transport Agency, because of rising costs and the belief it doesn't align with core police work.
Fifty years after the first humans stepped foot on the moon, four of New Zealand's brightest students have earned 10-week internships at NASA.
With more road deaths this year than at the same time last year, police are yet again urging drivers to take more care and responsibility.
Free practical and theoretical driver licence training remains a government promise, and could be on the cards when the Budget is announced later this month.
Victoria University of Wellington announced today it would not be changing its English name, but would have a new Māori name.
Speed limits on the most dangerous roads could drop to 80km per hour as the government seeks to combat the high number of road deaths.
The government is being accused of trying to slip through a law change that would essentially decriminalise the possession of class A drugs.
Police are having to reassure the public of their ability to secure guns safely ahead of the large scale buyback of prohibited firearms. Audio
Four people have been rescued from an overturned four-wheel drive in the flooded Hopkins River, near Mount Cook.
The government's promise of adding an extra 1800 sworn police officers in three years, could end up taking longer. Audio
More police will be out this weekend as the organisation looks to prevent deaths on the road, but there's no telling how many will be on patrol.
The number of fines handed out by static speed cameras last year was more than three times higher than in 2017 and 20 times more than it was in 2013.
Not a single right-wing extremist or white supremacist is listed on the United Nations' register of terrorists and security experts say for too long intelligence agencies have been solely focused on…
Certification for drawbars and drawbeams on about 2000 trucks and trailers has been revoked by the New Zealand Transport Agency as part of investigations into certifier Patrick Chu.
About five percent of them are estimated to be hard core conspiracy theorists, some of whom have been spreading their theories online and over the airwaves, according to a university professor.
The speed with which the government has fast-tracked changes to firearms laws has left the gun lobby in a spin, according to an Australian academic.
Seven years of breaches at Hawea Wastewater Treatment Plant have surfaced after Hawea Community Association raised concerns with the council which it blames over its monitoring.
Facebook needs to take accountablity for its role in the Christchurch terror attack, which was live streamed on the social media site, the Privacy Commissioner says.